ACIMIT, the Association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Myanmar Fabric & Garment Industry Show, which takes place in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) from 15-18 March. The organisation says its attendance at the show is justified by positive developments in the local textile and garment sector.
Karl Mayer will be exhibiting at this year’s ITM Texpo Eurasia 2013, which takes place from 29 May-1 June in Istanbul. The world leader in warp knitting machinery and warp preparation units will have an ML 46 machine on its exhibition stand and will demonstrate the advantages of the latest generation electronic multibar Raschel machine.
Teijin Frontier, a Teijin Group fiber-product converting company, announced this morning that it has developed a new polyester curtain fabric that traps double the amount of pollen as conventional polyester curtain fabric, helping to minimize pollen levels indoors. Teijin Frontier will sell the new fabric for use in lace curtains from March this year.
Lenzing is constructing a EUR 130 million jumbo Tencel production line at its plant in Lenzing, which will go into operation in 2014. The new plant will have a 64,000 tonnes per annum capacity.
Orders of Italian textile machinery are on the rise for both domestic and foreign markets, causing ACIMIT President Sandro Salmoiraghi to comment: “What’s needed now is to boost investments in capital goods and work together in foreign markets.”
Austrian wool yarn spinner Schoeller, in partnership with Australia’s The Merino Company (TMC), has developed a completely new technology called Enciel, which offers a range of brilliant wool colours and a white merino yarn with up to 160% better white standard.
CRAiLAR Technologies has announced it has retained MZ Group as its investor relations advisor in Canada and the U.S. MZ Group will assist CRAiLAR with communicating its corporate, financial and investor-related developments to shareholders and investors, as well as expanding its shareholder base, particularly in the United States and Canada.
Karl Mayer’s textile machines produce warp-knitted textiles which make many areas of day-to-day life easier, better and more attractive – but they also provide the inspiration for new works of art.
According to the latest The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) State of Trade Report, output of global yarn production rose in Q3/2012 in comparison to the previous quarter due to higher output in Asia South and America, while production in Europe and North America was down.
The Textile Institute has announced details of its latest intensive training short courses for the textiles industry. The Institute is a leading provider of short courses for the industry, drawing on over 100 years of textiles knowledge.